Archive: strikeforce news

Jul 16, 2012 11:13 am

EDITORIAL | A look at who's next for a shot at Rockhold's belt

On Saturday night Luke Rockhold defeated Tim Kennedy via unanimous decision. The AKA standout used his reach, improved takedown defense, and kicking to keep Kennedy guessing. At one point it looked as if Rockhold was going to finish Tim, but Kennedy quickly recovered. Luke controlled the center of the cage and forced Tim to fight...

Jul 16, 2012 1:52 am

Video | Luke Rockhold Post-Fight Interview | Strikeforce News

Following an action-packed defense of his Strikeforce Middleweight Championship belt, Luke Rockhold talks to Heidi Androl and SHOWTIME Sports minutes after his win over Tim Kennedy. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM


Jul 15, 2012 8:06 am

Rockhold retains Middleweight Title; Full results

Main Card (on Showtime): -Luke Rockhold def. Tim Kennedy by unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 49-46) -Nate Marquardt def. Tyron Woodley by KO at 1:39, R4 -Roger Gracie def. Keith Jardine by unanimous decision (29-27, 30-27, 30-26) -Lorenz Larkin def. Robbie Lawler by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) Preliminary Card (on Showtime Extreme): -Pat Healy def....

Jul 14, 2012 11:25 am

EXCLUSIVE | Mike Swick talks tonight's Strikeforce main event Rockhold vs. Kennedy

Mike Swick has watched Strikeforce Middleweight Champion Luke Rockhold push himself harder than ever before in his preparation to fight Tim Kennedy. “I’ve never seen Luke Rockhold like he is right now. He is super motivated and in phenomenal shape. He’s in the best shape he has ever been in. He’s done everything he could...

Jul 14, 2012 3:55 am

Video | Luke Rockhold: I’m A Fighter | Strikeforce News

Check out Luke Rockhold outside the ring, from riding the waves to skateboarding and more, and see how the young fighter became the star he is today. Don’t miss Rockhold vs. Kennedy and Woodley vs. Marquardt – Saturday, July 14th 10PM ET/PT on SHOWTIME For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned...

Jul 14, 2012 3:44 am

Video | Tim Kennedy: I’m A Fighter | Strikeforce News

See how Tim Kennedy came to be one of the top MMA fighters, from a wild childhood to an enlisted member of the U.S. Armed Forces and finally back in the ring. Don’t miss Rockhold vs. Kennedy and Woodley vs. Marquardt – Saturday, July 14th 10PM ET/PT on SHOWTIME For all the latest MMA news...

Jul 14, 2012 3:33 am

Video | Nate Marquardt: I’m A Fighter | Strikeforce News

From Wyoming to the MMA ring, see how Nate Marquardt overcame a tough childhood to become a mixed martial arts fighter. Don’t miss Rockhold vs. Kennedy and Woodley vs. Marquardt – Saturday, July 14th 10PM ET/PT on SHOWTIME.

Jul 13, 2012 12:08 pm

Lack Of Strikeforce Promotion Angers Tim Kennedy | STRIKEFORCE NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner Tim Kennedy/Luke Rockhold and Nate Marquardt/Tyron Woodley will be fighting for their respective Strikeforce titles this Saturday. Usually a card like this would have the attention of mixed martial arts fan masses from around the world, but this weekend’s card seems to be a bit different. Earlier this week Zuffa and Strikeforce...

Jul 13, 2012 8:03 am

EXCLUSIVE | Strikeforce’s Nate Moore talks AKA, Roger Bowling, and Jason High

Nate Moore takes on Jason High on Saturday’s Strikeforce’s Rockhold vs. Kennedy card. After losing to Tarec Saffiedine, Moore bounced back with a knockout win over Nathan Coy. The loss to Saffiedine was a tough pill to swallow initially for Nate. “Mentally the Tarec Saffiedine fight humbled me and pushed me to work on more...

Jul 12, 2012 5:39 pm

UFC Implements New Drug Policy For Athletes | UFC NEWS

Las Vegas, NV hosted UFC and Strikeforce Fighter Summit where the hot topic was PEDs and TRT.  Keith Kizer, the Executive Director of the Nevada Athletic Commission, detailed the laws and regulations pertaining to PEDs and TRT; Dr. Jeff Davidson, the promotions’ medical consultant, discussed TRT along with PEDs and its short and long term...

Jul 12, 2012 1:38 am

Video | Ronda Rousey: I’d Beat The Crap Out of Kim Kardashian | MMA News

Strikeforce Womens Champion Ronda Rousey says she would ‘beat the crap out of Kim Kardashian’ because her fame came from a sex video and sucking d–k’ Rousey  commented while on the red carpet  promoting her nude spread in ESPN The Magazine’s 2012 “Body Issue.” For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned...

Jul 9, 2012 8:50 am

Quick Pics | Ronda Rousey In Skin Tight Catsuit | Strikeforce News

By Jamie McAllister Strikeforce Women’s Champion Ronda Rousey tweets promo photos for her first title defence against Sarah Kaufman. The bout is set to take place on August 18, 2012 from the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California. Photos come via Rousey’s Official Twitter Account. For all the latest MMA news and fight...

Jul 9, 2012 6:00 am

Video | Strikeforce : Rockhold vs. Kennedy Preview | Strikeforce News

Championship Strikeforce action, as Luke Rockhold defends his middleweight title against Tim Kennedy. Plus, see Tyron Woodley battle Nate Marquardt. Saturday, July 14, 10PM ET/PT only on SHOWTIME. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM

Jul 6, 2012 2:54 am

Video | Seagal vs. Feijao At UFC 148 Open Workouts | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante may not have had the best year in 2012 after being suspended for one year for testing positive for a banned substance. However it may have just got worse for the Former Strikeforce Light-Heavyweight Champion as he was defeated at the UFC 148 open workouts by Sensei Segal via...

Jul 5, 2012 7:05 am

Cormier Talks Velasquez vs. Dos Santos And Says He Has No Opponent Yet | Strikeforce News

By Jamie McAllister Strikeforce Heavyweight GP Tournament Champion Daniel Cormier in an interview with TATAME. In his last bout Cormier defeated Josh Barnett via a unanimous decision to become the Strikeforce Heavyweight GP Champion. However now Cormier finds himself left with one fight on his Strikeforce contact with no opponent as of yet. “That’s all...

Jun 29, 2012 9:51 am

Exclusive | KJ Noons Calls for Open Scoring in Boxing and MMA

Just Scrap Radio Episode 10 host Jens and Abel Pulver share with KJ Noons their thoughts on the last MMA and boxing fights along with the tragic scoring system that’s been happening all across the board. KJ Noons suggest to have open scoring for both boxing and MMA. “Every round we should know who wins,”...

Jun 27, 2012 10:03 am

EXCLUSIVE | Joe Duarte: Ryan Couture never fought nobody like me | MMA NEWS

Just Scrap Radio Episode 10 guest Joe Duarte is coming off a 5 fight wining streak and now preparing to fight Ryan Couture son of the UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture on July 14 in the Rose Garden at Portland, OR Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy Joe Duarte describes himself as a family man –...

Jun 27, 2012 2:53 am

Luke Rockhold And Tim Kennedy Debate Greg Jackson Game-Plans | Strikeforce News

  By Jamie McAllister Strikeforce Middleweight Champion Luke Rockhold and Challenger Tim Kennedy debate about Greg Jackson's game planning on Tuesdays conference call before their main event showdown on July 14th at Strikeforce : Rockhold vs. Kennedy. Rockhold admits he's not a fan of the Jackson game-plans. "I think that’s kind of across the board,"...

Jun 26, 2012 3:36 pm

Jacare vs Brunson Expected For August Strikeforce Event | MMA NEWS

By JOSE GARCIA A middleweight tilt featuring Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza and Derek Brunson is slated to go down on Strikeforce’s August main fight card. A source close to the situation has confirmed the rumored fight. Souza (15-3) is a former Strikeforce Champion and is looking to gain some ground in the middleweight division and earn...

Jun 21, 2012 1:35 pm

UFC on FX 4 Weigh-In Results | UFC NEWS

The UFC held the UFC on FX 4 Weigh-In ceremony today and all fighters competing on tomorrow nights card hit the scales to make their bouts official. Full Weigh-In Results: MAIN CARD: (FX) Clay Guida (155) vs. Gray Maynard (155) Spencer Fisher (156) vs. Sam Stout (155.5) Brian Ebersole (170) vs. T.J. Waldburger (170.5) Ross...